Jean-Louis Michon was born in France and has a Ph.D. in Islamic Studies from the Sorbonne. He practiced as an architect in Switzerland and traveled widely. Ibn ‘Ajiba, an 18th-century Moroccan saint in the Darqawi Sufi lineage, wrote his fahrasa or autobiography not for the pleasure of talking about himself, but “to. Esoteric Hermeneutic of Ibn ‘Ajiba. Faris Casewit. Abstract. In the Tafsīr (of Ibn Ajiba), an interesting parallel is drawn between the incredulous attitude of the.

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Margaret rated it it was amazing Mar 27, About Ahmad ibn Ajiba. Then in the next life [they shall be abandoned] in the flames of distance and separation… [57]. His numerous metaphysical treatises, commentaries and his exegesis are crucial for gaining insight into North African Sufism in light of the laconic nature of the literature ajkba this area [5].

They were freed after having been forced to abjure their Sufism in theory and to desist, in practice, from its rituals. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

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Maryam Kd rated it it was amazing Jan 21, In other words, the basic practices of Sufi spirituality are rendered mandatory. Ahmed Oraby marked it as to-read Nov 10, Paperbackpages. Jun 27, Imran rated it ajibz liked it. Ahmad ibn ‘Ajiba – by Ahmad ibn Ajiba. Asif marked it as to-read Aug 08, He spent his entire life in and around Tetuan, and died of the plague in AH Zulaikha Haris rated it really liked it Sep ajibw, Raja marked it as to-read May 08, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.


Such as these have indeed gone far astray!

Did I not enjoin on you, O you children of Adam, that you should not worship Satan— since, verily, he is your open foe—and that you should worship Me [alone]? Return to Book Page. Anathema to all that is upright. Faheem Hussain rated it liked it Sep 28, Kufr implicitly connotes the condition of stagnating in, or else completely denying the existence of, the path that leads out of the deep darkness es into the light s.

Esoteric Hermeneutic of Ibn ‘Ajiba

Romeo Jamal rated it it was amazing Sep 21, That which has been said regarding the deniers of the [specificity? You have no valid ground for your beliefs unless you [truly] observe the Torah and the Gospel, and all that has been bestowed from on high upon you by your Sustainer!

Books by Ahmad ibn Ajiba. Thanks for telling us about the problem. How can you refuse to acknowledge God, seeing that you were lifeless and He gave you life, and that He will cause you to die and then will ajiva you again to life, whereupon unto Him you will be brought back?

The Autobiography (Fahrasa) of a Moroccan Soufi: Ahmad ibn ‘Ajiba by Ahmad ibn Ajiba

It encompasses a whole variety of psycho-spiritual obstacles such as lukewarmness, torpor, hesitancy. In this connection, the Prophet Muhammad once said: Ahmad rated it really liked it Aug 16, European Science Foundation, Evidently, he emphasizes issues which he deems are more immediate or urgently required given the social and political conditions around him, even if this is done at the expense of passing up an opportunity to delve into a deeper metaphysical level.


This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Ahmed rated it it was amazing Aug 17, Furkhanhaq marked it as to-read Dec 04, Azhar Suharwardi rated it did not like it Aug 07, Where kufr can be found in abundance, however, is in the verses that deal with reckoning, reward and punishment, or the narrative-historical verses of past unbelievers, or verses which juxtapose the inner condition of the believers with those of the deviants.

Dina Kaidir Elsouly marked it as to-read Apr 19, Ata A rated it it was amazing Apr 19, It was here that he was introduced to studies in the sciences, art, philosophy, law and Qur’anic exegesis in depth.

For people who do not believe in sainthood ajoba this book will show you a saint.